Starting A Business

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The economy of Morehouse Parish was built upon the strengths it provides to the community including its people, businesses & education system.

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Quality of Life

The Morehouse parish lifestyle

A beautiful landscaped lawn to hobby farm acreage, the area has a home to fit many budgets. You can get a lot for your money in Morehouse Parish.

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Recreation

A healthy, active and safe lifestyle

Scenic and outdoor recreation opportunities include hunting, fishing, water sports, camping and biking. Plus museums, fine shopping & festivals!

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Our Location

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Market Access
Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is well-positioned at the Louisiana-Arkansas border on the 4-lane U.S. Hwy. 165 near I-20. The parish offers the location advantages of a rural community adjacent to the Monroe metropolitan labor market area.

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Ken Budreau, Senior VP Development

Drax Biomass, A Drax Group Co.

Drax Biomass is pleased with Morehouse Parish's commitment to economic development and the quality of its workforce. Both have proven critical as we develop forest-based solutions to meet our future energy challenges.

Pete Madden

President and CEO, Drax Biomass

 Event Calendar

26Aug
Free Kayak Classes Free kayak classes, Saturday August 26, 2017 Chemin-a-Haut State Park 14656 State Park Road, Bastrop, LA 71220 ..
13Sep
Bastrop Fair It is Fair time! September 13-17, 2016 Bastrop Fairgrounds 9621 Marlatt Dr. One Block off Hwy 165 East ..

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About our Organization

Morehouse Economic Development Corporation was founded by community stakeholders as a non-profit organization in 1984 to focus on diversification of area business. The organization serves the City of Bastrop, Villages of Bonita, Collinston, Mer Rouge, Oak Ridge and communities of Log Cabin and Beekman. The organization is proactive in strategic planning for developing the economy of the parish through marketing of area resources. For assistance with your business ideas, expansion or relocation of you business please contact us.


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